How To Make   Quick Pickled Red Onions

Quick pickled red onions are crunchy and tangy, and can be made in no time at all! Use them on salads, sandwiches, pizza, or your favorite entrée!

– 1 cup hot water – ½ cup apple cider vinegar – 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar – 1 ½ teaspoon salt – 1 red onion, thinly sliced

Ingredients Needed

Whisk together hot water, vinegar, sugar and salt, until sugar is completely dissolved.

Recipe Instructions

Place sliced onion in a medium-to-large bowl and pour pickling mixture over onion. Let sit for 1 hour at room temperature.

Recipe Instructions

Store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Recipe Instructions

Adding pickled onions to your food is a quick and easy way to add zippy flavor with a crunch. Whenever you think your meal is missing something, try adding pickled onions and you won't be disappointed! Here are some of my favorite ways to enjoy them:

How To Use Them

Mexican cuisine: Adds bright flavor to tacos, quesadillas, burritos, and countless other dishes.  Sandwiches: Adds a sweet, spicy, and tangy crunch to your sandwiches. Salads: Is your salad missing that certain something? Add a few pickled onions!


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